Flashcards in 511 Study Guide Deck (18):
OSHA's mission is to?
Protect the safety and health of American workers
What's the difference between the OSH Act and the standards?
OSH Act - created the standard
Standards - hazard details
Some of the results of lower injury and illness rates include?
lower costs and increased moral
Which section of the OSH Act gives the workers the right to seek safety and health on the job without fear of punishment
Whistle blowers act
What are the differences between horizontal and vertical standards?
Not specifically covered
What is the purpose of the OSHA Compliance Directives (CPL)
Compliance Directions - Consistent Interprutation
The four parts of the inspection process include
1. presentation of inspector credentials
2. the opening conference
3. inspector Tour
4. closing conference
What is "abatement" in reference to cited violations?
Fixed - correction
What is the difference between "Lost Time" and "Restricted Work"?
Out of work - 1 function can't do
What is the "incident rate" in OSHA Record keeping?
the number of injuries and illnesses, or lost workdays, per 100 full-time workers (N x 200,000 / EH)
How can managers demonstrate their commitment to safety and health
lead by example and follow the rules
What is meant by the phrase, "creating employer"?
Who causes the hazard
What is a floor opening?
12" or more
Permanent aisles and passageways must always be:
clear and good repair
What is a fixed ladder? When does it require a "cage or well"
permanently attached to a structure. Cage starts at 7-8 feet.
The most important factor in planning for emergencies is?
adequate number of exits.
Are "Small Businesses" required to have an emergency action plan?
Yes, 10 or fewer people you're allowed to do orally.